Animal Size

Greater long-nosed armadillo size: How big do they get?

How big does a Greater long-nosed armadillo get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Greater long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus kappleri) reaches an average size of 55.7 cm (1′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 9.7 kg (21.39 lbs). A Greater long-nosed armadillo has 5 babies at once. The Greater long-nosed armadillo (genus: Dasypus) is a member of the family Dasypodidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The greater long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus kappleri) is a South American species of armadillo found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. It is a solitary, nocturnal, terrestrial animal that feeds on arthropods and other invertebrates, usually living in the vicinity of streams and swamps.One of the larger species of armadillo, it measures 83 to 106 cm (33 to 42 in) in total length and generally weighing 8.5 to 10.5 kg (19 to 23 lb), though it can reach as much as 15 kg (33 lb). Spurs on its hind legs allow it to crawl on its knees into narrow tunnels.

Animals of the same family as a Greater long-nosed armadillo

We found other animals of the Dasypodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Greater long-nosed armadillo

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Greater long-nosed armadillo:

Animals with the same litter size as a Greater long-nosed armadillo

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Greater long-nosed armadillo:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater long-nosed armadillo

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dasypus kappleri: